Jennifer (Wood) Holliday - Director/Head Coach
Jennifer is a 1993 graduate from Sacred Heart Griffin HS. While playing for the Blazers she helped them reach the state tournament 3 out of her 4 years. Jenny went on to play on a full athletic scholarship at the University of Florida. While at UF she played in two NCAA Final Fours, was selected as Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and was named an All-American. Recently she was inducted into the Springfield Sports Hall of Fame. Jenny has had a successful coaching career as well, having coached at multiple levels which include, Jr. High, High School, College and Club.
Heather (Redenbo) Gleason - Head Coach
Heather is a 2002 graduate of Sacred Heart Griffin HS. She played volleyball for the Blazers and went on to play at Eastern Illinois University on a full athletic scholarship where she and her team won the Ohio Valley Conference Championship in 2004. Heather had a very successful career while at EIU as a 3 year starter and currently ranks in numerous categories as a Libero. She earned Academic All Conference all four years.
Casey is a 2005 graduate from New Berlin High School. She played two years for Lincoln Land Community College and then went to play two years at Robert Morris University. In 2009 she was named USCAA 1st team All-American. In 2013 she coached the Rochester High School JV team which went 17-3 and this will be her 5th year coaching at Top Notch.
Jo Anna Cadle
Jo Anna was Assistant Coach at SCI during the 2000 & 2001 season. Her first child was born in 2001 when she took time off to enjoy her children, but she just couldn't stay away. Jo Anna went back to coaching in 2010 switching from the college level to the younger kids where she felt she could make the most impact on their game. Since 2010, Jo Anna has been coaching and assisting with 10's-13's level.
Chrissie is a 2008 graduate of Sacred Heart Griffin HS. She played volleyball for the Blazers and went on to play at Winthrop University in South Carolina before transferring to Eastern Illinois University on a full athletic scholarship. After graduating, she stayed on as EIU's graduate assistant. Chrissie had a very successful career as a 4-year starter (1 year at WU and 3 years at EIU) and currently ranks in numerous categories at EIU as a setter. She earned Academic All-Conference Honors all four years.
Cortni (Ramm) Bartolomucci
Cortni attended Divernon High School (2006) and played three years of varsity volleyball. She was named MSM All-Conference all three seasons and Team MVP as a senior. Cortni went on to play at Lincoln College as a setter. Her sophomore year she was named to the Midwest Athletic Conference Honorable Mention. She continued her career at Aurora University. Cortni has coached at the Jr. High, High School and Club levels in the area.
Emma is a graduate of Springfield High School where she played 4 years of volleyball. She started her coaching career at Christ the King where she coached a 7th grade team. She then went on to coaching at the freshman level for Springfield High School for 2 years. She is currently the Junior Varsity coach at Springfield High School.
Nicki graduated from Athens High School in 2007. After high school, she attended UIS and received a bachelors in educational psychology and elementary education. She currently work at Harvard Park teaching 4th grade. Nicki started coaching at Shock when I was 19, and coached various ages at that club for 3 years. In 2011 she began coaching for SHG high school and coached both freshman and JV levels there for 4 years. Nicki started coaching for TopNotch in 2012 and this will be her fourth season with the club.
Marcia (Hahn) Howard
Marcia is a 1998 graduate of Williamsville High School. She played volleyball and softball for the Bullets and was a starter on the 1995 State Championship Softball Team. She went on to play volleyball at Eastern Illinois University on a full athletic scholarship where she was a 4-year starter and a member of the 1998 OVC Regular Season Conference Champions, the 2001 OVC Conference Tournament Champions and NCAA Tournament participant. While at EIU, she earned multiple player of the week awards, OVC Conference All-Tournament Team, and still ranks in the top 10 for numerous blocking and serving categories.
Meghan graduated from Glenwood High School. She has coached club at the 14's, 16's, and 18's levels. She was the Head Volleyball Coach at Springfield High School for 11 seasons winning 6 City Championship titles and 6 Regional Championships! Meghan decided to take time off to spend with her children. She is excited to get back into the gym and is looking forward to coaching young athletes.
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